The Original Fish House Punch

by Gaz Regan · Thursday, November 7th, 2013 · Quotes

The Original Fish House Punch

The Schuylkill Fishing Company, organized in 1732 as “The Colony in Schuylkill.”  In 1871″ The Colony in Schuylkill ” became  “State in Schuylkill.”  The club exists to-day, and is generally spoken of as the “Fish House.” It is at Cornwell’s Station, New York Division, Penn. R. R., Bucks Co., Pa.  Contributed by Agnes P. Roberts Groome, Mrs. John C. Groome, Philadelphia, Pa.fish house

2 qts. of Jamaica Rum, 1 qt. brandy, 1 qt. lemon juice, 1 gill of peach brandy, 3/4 of a Ib. of loaf sugar, 10 Ib. block of ice. Dissolve the sugar in 1 qt. of cold water, add the lemon juice, and place in bowl, add the liquor, which has been previously mixed, then the ice, and allow to brew for two hours, occasionally ladling the punch over the ice.”

Famous Old Receipts used a Hundred Years and More in the Kitchens of the North and the South.  Contributed by Descendants.  Compiled by Jacqueline Harrison Smith, Edition: 2.  Published by J. Winston, 1908.

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